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Sarah M. Batchelder, PhD, MSPH

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Sarah M. Batchelder

Sarah M. Batchelder, PhD, is a neuropsychologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Batchelder serves as the Head of the Section of Adult Neuropsychology.

Special Interests

Clinical Interests

Neuropsychological evaluation of adults; Medical neuropsychology; Assessment of cognitive decline, dementia, and neurodegenerative conditions in older adults.



University of Alabama at Birmingham, PhD, Medical/Clinical Psychology
University of Alabama at Birmingham, MSPH, Health Care Organization and Policy


Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Clinical Psychology Internship


The Nebraska Medical Center, Neuropsychology

Awards & Recognition

2015-2017: Secretary, National Academy of Neuropsychology
2014-2016: President, Colorado Neuropsychological Society

Professional Memberships

2007 – present: International Neuropsychological Society
2007 – present: American Psychological Association, APA Division 40
2007 – present: National Academy of Neuropsychology


Viamonte, S.M. & Gleason, A.G.  (2011).  Cognitive screening in primary care.  Presented at the Alzheimer’s Association, Midlands Chapter, Annual Dementia Care Conference, Omaha, NE.

Viamonte, S.M. and Murman, D.  (2010).  Neuropsychiatric symptoms, Alzhemier disease, and the associated effects on caregiving cost and caregiver burden.  30th Annual Conference, National Academy of Neuropsychology.

Ball, K, Ross, L. A., & Viamonte, S. M.  Normal Aging.  (2009).  In T.D. Marcotte & I. Grant (Eds.), Everyday Functioning: Translating Laboratory Performance to the Real World. New York: Guilford Publications.

Viamonte, S., Okonkwo, O., & Ball, K. (2007).  Comorbid cardiovascular disease is associated with increased driving avoidance among older adults. 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Gerontological Society of America.

Viamonte, S.M., Ball, K.K, & Kilgore, M.  (2006).  A cost-benefit analysis of risk-reduction strategies targeted at older drivers.  Traffic Injury Prevention, 7, 352-359.